• County Commission

    Members: Kelli Wollmann, Aaron Johnson, Adam Leighton, Deb Reinicke, Dennis Slaughter
    Commission's Website

  • Planning Commission

    Members: Jody Eli-Ackerman, Roger Albertson, Donald Bickett, Dan Hansen, Alan Schaefer, Dale Thompson, Commissioner Aaron Johnson
    Planning Commission Website

  • LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee)

    Membership sector: Elected state or local officials; law enforcement; civil defense coordinators; emergency medical personnel; health and/or hospital representatives; local environmentalists and/or other interested citizens; transportation personnel; broadcast or print media representatives; community groups; owners or operators of covered facilities; and fire service personnel.
    LEPC Website

  • Weed and Pest Board

    Members: Mike McGillivray, Deb Stamm-Gartner, Vacant, James Hildebrandt, Roger Abraham, Pat Schut, and Commissioner Adam Leighton
    Weed and Pest Board Website

  • County Roads and Bridges Advisory Committee

    Members: Adam Leighton, Dennis Slaughter, Auditor, Highway Superintendent, Commission Administrative Officer, Jay Mennis, Dan Lindholm, Misty Alfson, Mathew Wollmann, Charlie Johnson, Dale Thompson.

  • Public Safety Building Advisory Committee

    Members: Tim Salmen, Ray Johnson, Commissioner Adam Leighton, Commissioner Kelli Wollmann, Buildings and Grounds Superintendent, Sheriff, Emergency Manager, 911 Director, State's Attorney. Ex-officio, City of Madison Police Chief and Jail Administrator.
    Public Safety Building Advisory Committee Website

  • Mental Health Board

    Members: Vacant, Robert Bergstrom, Jan Weber, Attorneys Richard Ericsson and Abby Oftedal

  • Health Board

    Members: Robert Summerer, D.O.; Madison City Atty; State's Attorney; Madison City Police Chief; Sheriff

  • City and Township Boards and Commissions

    Lake County Incorporated and Unincorporated Communities:
    Incorporated: Madison, Nunda, Prairie Village, Ramona, Wentworth, and Brant Lake
    Unincorporated: Chester, Franklin, Junius, Rutland, and Winfred

    Lake County Townships:
    Badus, Farmington, Leroy, Summit, Chester, Franklin, Nunda, Wayne, Clarno, Herman, Orland, Wentworth, Concord, Lakeview, Rutland, and Winfred
    LIST OF TOWNSHIP OFFICERS 2021-2022

  • Lake County Conservation District

    Members: Jim Hildebrandt, Roger Albertson, Alan Schaefer, Vice Chair Craig Johannsen, Chair Carolyn Rudebusch, and District Manager Michelle Goodale
    Conservation District Website

Opportunities

Lake County has several boards and commissions whose members are volunteer citizens throughout the community. Occasionally there are vacancies - if you are interested in serving on any of these boards or commissions, please contact the Commission Administrative Officer at 605-256-7630.

Announcements

Auditor's Office Closed 10/20-10/21/21
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The Auditor's Office will be closed on 10/20/21 and 10/21/21 so that staff may attend training.

Electronic FREE Drop Off Event
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Lake County's FREE Electronic Recycling Drop Off Event will be on Saturday, October 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Madison Recycling Center, 800 SW 7th Street. Click here to review the event flyer.

Real Estate & Mobile Home Taxes - Second Half
Friday, October 1, 2021

Second half property taxes are due by October 31. Please bring your tax notices with you. Tax payments must be made for the exact amount only.
Tax payments may be sent to the Treasurer's Office at 200 E. Center St, Madison, SD 57042 and MUST be postmarked by October 31. Please send your tax stubs to ensure proper credit to the correct parcels of land.
Please note: Payments received or postmarked after October 31st will reflect a late fee and interest.

Property Tax Payment Drop Box
Friday, October 1, 2021

The Treasurer's Office also offers a drop box for property tax payments located between the double doors of the north entrance to the courthouse. Payments must include the payment coupon or parcel number with each payment and be in the exact amount only (all others will be returned). If you would like a receipt, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope. Payments dropped off after 4:30 p.m., M-F will be credited the following business day.

Application for Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Due on 11/1/2021
Friday, October 1, 2021

Application must be made and submitted to the Director of Equalization on or before November 1.

Planning Commission Application Deadline - 10/26/2021
Friday, October 1, 2021

Deadline to submit application to Zoning Officer for November Planning Commission meeting.

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